He stood up for himself, and to a friend!
Maybe he’ll also grow more confident. That logic professor is still the person with the most faith in his abilities, and they didn’t even like each other.
For a moment, I was happy to see the return of the chess scenes, but I think this is the saddest one I've seen yet. I mean, I saw a meltdown between these two coming, but seeing it delivered during one if the chess scenes is just heartbreaking. Which is to say, good writing.
The effort you expend and lengths you go to in order to rip out our hearts is much appreciated, Gibson. Thanks for the shenanigans!
(Jesus, does that last sentence make us readers masochists?)